My favorite song from that era that I would get played was MC Lytes "Keep on, Keepin' On.
I would tell them (remember this was the 90s :) ), I want my liberated ho, to be sliding fly to this with me.
I would highlight all of this, but no woman would ever be looked down on for wanting hers.
I had real trauma ... but this paragraph fits the current issue in my life to a fucking tee.
It took breaking the back of male fragility and the damage from the toxic culture of masculinity (note the word choice as I prefer this use [and I learned about it in therapy in 2016/2017].
Becoming a feminist after my ex-girlfriend who was a feminist called me gay and asking for it after an ED event a few days after the rape.
I wish I had gone to the police, got therapy, and then called out my ex-GF for not being human and being fake. Cest la vie.
So .. what a fantastic article and you really covered everything so damn well. I wish men would seriously understand slaying the dragon means defeating your fears in your soul and embracing women and their liberation.
Women should be able to be safely 100% to be the freak in the sheets and streets, and men should support them 100%. Conversely, women should also empower and support the true stud in the streets where they master and dominate their fears and pursue peace and non-conflict resolution with their mouths and not their fists.
Your writing is amazing, and the quality of your words and the punch of them makes you a tremendous asset to the world.